As always every person at Appleson’s offered a first rate professional service. On my visit that was the receptionist, the optician and the owner. This is a first rate optometry service which it took my husband and I many months to find following the retirement of our previous long standing optometrist. In our search we found the information about various options poor. There was no register of the qualifications of those dealing with eyes to compare with the medical register. Nor is it made clear that optometrists are able to offer a range of more complex services. Too many so called optometrists seem to be little more than sellers of spectacles who tell people to consult their GP to deal with anything out of the ordinary. This is in sharp contrast to Applesons who are highly qualified skilled medical professionals specialising in eyes, including any problems, who have access to consultant opthalmologists if need be. A first rate service in every respect. We count ourselves fortunate at having located such a first rate optometrist.